In this exclusive video conference with BrazilNYC, singer/composer Pedro Moraes talks about his latest album Claroescuro, the difference between the Brazilian and North American music scene, and his experience touring the US in the last 12 months.
On Saturday, February 6, at DROM, Pianist Luiz Simas will play a great repertoire of sambas specially chosen for dancing samba-no-pé (basic samba step) and passo marcado (simple choreography), the staple dance styles of Rio’s Carnival. And with a large dancing space right in front of the stage, master dance teacher Danielle Lima will give a lesson on how to dance samba – minutes before Mr. Simas and his band enter the stage.
In an exclusive interview with BrazilNYC, promoter Anderson Trindade talks about Agua NYC, his Brazilian pool party which has become one of the most talked about events among young Brazilians in the New York area.
Beyond Ipanema: Brazilian Waves in Global Music presents a long overdue look at the powerful impact that Brazilian music has had on the American musical landscape. It’s a stylish crash course in Brazilian music, mixing vintage film clips, a funky soundtrack and an array of appearances by seminal figures from record producers Creed Taylor and Arto Lindsay, Tropicália icons Tom Zé, Caetano Veloso and Gilberto Gil to Bossa Nova legends Roberto Menescal, Oscar Castro Néves and Carlos Lyra.
In an exclusive interview for Brazilian Talk, choreographer Deborah Colker talks about her experience working, directing and choreographing for Cirque Du Soleil and elaborates about Four by Four, her return to New York City.
Considered by many as the greatest living Brazilian jazz singer, Leny Andrade will be returning to two weeks of performances in and around New York City in early August of 2009.